The Old Clare Hotel

The Old Clare Hotel


1 Kensington Street, Sydney, NSW, Australia

ExcellentBased on 634 reviews


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About The Old Clare Hotel

The Old Clare Hotel is set in Sydney and is within a 10-minute walk of Central Railway Station. It also provides free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and a plunge pool.

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To Downtown

0.6 mi




Check-in time

3:00 PM

Check-out time

11:00 AM


Wi-Fi available in all areas


Pets not allowed

Payment & Cancellation

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Front desk number

+61 282 778 277

Amenities at The Old Clare Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Family rooms
  • Cribs available
  • Feather pillow
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Heated pool
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Parking
  • Hairdryer
  • Lowered sink
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Gay friendly
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Brailled elevators
  • Plunge pool
  • Long-term parking (surcharge)
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • 24hr front desk
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Quiet street view
  • Raised toilet
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Rooftop pool
  • Beach towels
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Pool bar
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapter
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Microwave
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Allergy-free room
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Bathtub
  • Soundproofing
  • Body soap
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Kettle
  • Carpeted
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Toaster
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Safe
  • Children's high chair
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Smartphone dock
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Eco tourism
  • Bicycle rental
  • Casino
  • Cycling
  • Fitness center
  • Streaming service
  • Massage
  • Library


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Photocopier service
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Old Clare Hotel

GreatBased on 634 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Beautiful rooms and very unique. (in 139 reviews)
  • Staff were great very helpful (in 135 reviews)
  • "Great location, comfortable, lively staff" (in 135 reviews)
Cons -
  • "And thirdly, the pool looks nothing like the images on the website." (in 1 review)

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FAQs when booking at The Old Clare Hotel

Is pricing at The Old Clare Hotel comparable to 5 star hotels in Sydney?

Nightly rates at The Old Clare Hotel will generally be 13% cheaper than the average 5-stars hotel in Sydney. When staying at The Old Clare Hotel, you should be prepared to pay about $223/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Sydney for a 5-stars hotel.

How close is The Old Clare Hotel to the nearest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith?

At just 4 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Sydney Kingsford Smith, to The Old Clare Hotel is 0h 08m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Sydney Kingsford Smith to The Old Clare Hotel?

Getting from Sydney Kingsford Smith to The Old Clare Hotel can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $46/day in Sydney. Luckily, The Old Clare Hotel has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Sydney Kingsford Smith to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at The Old Clare Hotel?

Yes, The Old Clare Hotel has a pool for hotel guests. Generally, hotel pools have opening and closing times so be sure to speak to the front desk before using the pool.

How close is The Old Clare Hotel from the Sydney city center?

The Old Clare Hotel is just 0 mi away from the center of Chippendale, Sydney. From The Old Clare Hotel you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Sydney Cricket Ground.

What is the The Old Clare Hotel phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +61 282 778 277 to talk to a The Old Clare Hotel front desk representative.

Does The Old Clare Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Old Clare Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Is there a gym or fitness center at The Old Clare Hotel?

The Old Clare Hotel does have a gym on-site. The gym area is only open to hotel guests and the hours and rules can change drastically from hotel to hotel. It is recommended that you contact the front desk with questions.

What is the check-out time at The Old Clare Hotel?

11:00 AM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 3:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at The Old Clare Hotel, Sydney?

The Old Clare Hotel room prices depend on your dates, room type and availability. The average price found recently is $223/night, with the best deals starting from $145/night. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at The Old Clare Hotel?

The Old Clare Hotel does have a restaurant. There is also a bar and lounge area in the hotel.

Does The Old Clare Hotel have a laundry service?

If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at The Old Clare Hotel. No need to pack a travel iron either, as the accommodation can provide one.

How far is The Old Clare Hotel from Sydney Opera House?

Sydney Opera House in Sydney is 2 mi away from The Old Clare Hotel.

Is The Old Clare Hotel close to Sydney Observatory?

The Old Clare Hotel is a good choice to stay at if you want to visit Sydney Observatory, which is 2 mi away.